Journey in Life: 09/08/18

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Nhộn nhịp ngày khai giảng

một hiệu trưởng ở trung quốc bị sa thải vì chào đón các em học sinh và phụ huynh bằng... màn múa cột (cờ)
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Photo credit: cnn.


Videos posted by parents on Monday show the skimpily-dressed dancer spinning and leaning seductively on the flagpole, from which a Chinese flag was flying.

The first Monday in September is the start of a new school year in China and schools often hold ceremonies to mark the occasion, usually involving motivating speeches by the principal or alumni.

...Before our kids got out of kindergarten for the summer, there was 10 days of military 'activities' and displays of machine guns and mortars at the door; now the principal has welcomed them back with a strip pole dance,...

"Run in the blood" nghĩa là gì?

'hiếu chiến' ăn vào máu... Photo courtesy Stefans02.

'Run in the blood' nghĩa là (nói về kỹ năng, phẩm chất) di truyền, bẩm sinh (to be innate, as of a skill or quality; be characteristic of a family or passed on from one generation to the next).

Ví dụ
The original recipe, a chowdery (thuộc món xúp cá) mix of fish, potatoes, water, salt, mayonnaise, and wine vinegar, was created by the poor fisherman of El Palo, the same Malaga fishing village where King Alfonso XII enjoyed his sardines – maritime gastronomy clearly runs in the blood.

They say basketball runs in the blood in some families. Well, this claim is certainly justified by certain families which have multiple members plying their trade in the NBA today. Read on to find the top 5 brother combos in the NBA today!

"It (politics) runs in the blood. We just have the same focus. We are both interested in national affairs and how people live, hence we are all strong in politics," Caston said.

Interestingly, reform & opening is forcefully presented as a civilizational "inheritance"—exemplifying & drawing on the "spirit of innovation" that the article says runs in "the blood of the Chinese nation".

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